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Finding an Affirming Therapist

ADVICE Finding an Affirming Therapist Finding a therapist may seem daunting, so here are some helpful tips when conducting research. Finding an affirming therapist. Affirming, competent mental health therapists are available to support and help you heal.   Here are some helpful tips to consider [...]

Finding an Affirming Therapist2022-10-18T21:37:34+00:00

Honesty vs. Transparency

RELATIONSHIPS Honesty vs. Transparency in Relationships Did you know that there was a huge difference between honesty and transparency in a relationship? Honesty vs. Transparency If you have relationships, you know firsthand that no one is perfect, and that we make mistakes. How we discuss these situations [...]

Honesty vs. Transparency2022-05-13T05:18:42+00:00

4 Ways to Spot Toxic Behavior

RELATIONSHIPS How to Spot Toxic Behavior Toxic behavior signs to watch out for and ask yourself the following questions. What is toxic behavior? Toxic people are everywhere and you're bound to come across them. What you need to ask yourself is, “What is toxic behavior?”. Toxic relationships [...]

4 Ways to Spot Toxic Behavior2022-05-13T00:52:55+00:00

How to spot love bombing

RELATIONSHIPS How to Spot Love Bombing Signs to watch out for and why it's unhealthy Love bombing explained: Love bombing is a manipulation for control and power in a romantic relationship. Signs you may be getting love bombed. The relationship feels like it is [...]

How to spot love bombing2022-05-12T07:21:07+00:00

Welcome New Hire, Caroline Martinez!

Welcome New Hire, Caroline Martinez! We are thrilled to introduce our newest clinical staff member, Caroline Martinez! Keep reading to hear more about Caroline Martinez, LPC-A. Hello! My name is Caroline Martinez and I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate. I recently graduated with my Master’s degree from the University of Houston-Clear Lake with [...]

Welcome New Hire, Caroline Martinez!2021-09-20T18:45:33+00:00

9 Strategies for Virtual Learning During The Pandemic

9 Strategies for Digital Learning During The Pandemic Navigating the times during COVID has brought with it many unique challenges. One of the major challenges that both parents and children have found themselves facing is virtual learning. In March of 2020, many kids found themselves happy to be getting a “break” from [...]

9 Strategies for Virtual Learning During The Pandemic2021-02-10T20:25:52+00:00

5 Tips for Gift Giving

5 Tips for Gift Giving Thanks for tuning in to 5 Tips for Gift Giving! In this video, Devaney Knight, Clinical Director at West Lake Houston Counseling, talks about the common anxieties related to gift-giving during the holidays. She offers tips for re-thinking gift-giving and encourages us to expand our thinking [...]

5 Tips for Gift Giving2020-12-20T01:56:24+00:00

5 Tips for Navigating a Distanced Holiday

5 Tips for Navigating a Distanced Holiday The Thanksgiving holiday is associated with contact and fellowship with family and friends. This year, COVID-19 has overshadowed numerous birthdays, life events such as weddings, and other opportunities to come together and celebrate. The recent spike in new COVID-19 cases reminds us that we [...]

5 Tips for Navigating a Distanced Holiday2020-11-24T21:56:09+00:00

Do I need therapy?

Mental Health Moment: Do I Need Therapy? We live in a time where people are asking, “Do I need therapy?” Watch this video and ask yourself the questions provided to discover if you might need therapy. Here at West Lake Houston Counseling, we are therapists specializing in various issues. We invite you [...]

Do I need therapy?2021-03-08T17:27:50+00:00
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